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Jan 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
for increased money to education, 2.7 billion to can through 12. the increase in education spending is made possible by voters who approved tax hikes in november under proposition 30. brown was quick to warn that the surplus could disappear based on federal actions such as cutting the national debt or increased health care costs. democrats who control the legislature say the governor's plan mirrors their own but they are eyeing rebuilding the social net. >> we're in this middle ground area. no more cuts but not sufficient moneys to make restoration. >> reporter: in sacramento, ken pritchett. >>> the governor's focus on education may come at the expense of some of the wealthiest school districts. the governor said the situation is different for people who grew up in oakland or compton than those growing up in piedmont. his proposal calls for pouring money into schools where students are learning english as a second language. >> disproportionally funding those schools that have disproportional challenges. >> reporter: wealthier schools could see cuts. the san mateo union school district says
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
will focus on improving public education and public safety. issues that impact everyone. >> whatever we do we can't forget them. we represent everybody in the city not just asian americans. >> one more, hi. >> reporter: yee and other supervisors will be sworn in tomorrow. also tomorrow the board is likely to reelect current board member chu who is also chinese american. reporting live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three new city council members were sworn in today in oakland it is one of the largest council change overs in recent history. swearing in ceremonies were also held for the new city attorney and four board of education directors. major jean quan making lawmakers a progressive green city. >>> today the u.s. supreme court announced the days it intends to hear two closely related cases. they plan to hear arguments on proposition eight which banned gay marriage. they plan to hear that case on march 26th. the next day the court plans to hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the defensive marriage act also known as doma. doma prohibits federal government fro
KICU
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
in the economy now, so the banks really have extended all the courtesy to kind of educate the consumer, unlike before. > what about banks? are banks still tight with lending? > > it is a little difficult to get a home loan. but, the good news is that the rules and regulations are very clear. so it's either you qualify, or you don't qualify. so, you're not kind of disenchanted with the process, where you get started and then midway or toward the tail-end you don't get approved. it is kind of like an instant no or an instant yes. so really, whereas before a typical home buyer would take about three years from the time they thought about buying and shopped around for three years before they executed a transaction, now it is taking six months to one year. > what are some upcoming concerns for the housing market? what concerns me is the false hope of short sales. there was a big boom in the short sale industry last year. that really slowed down to a crawl, because there are some people who can't even afford to short-sell, or are not in a position to short- sell. so it was kind of like false hope. s
KICU
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
income, efrnglish second lang --english second language students. >> our education depends on disproportionly funding those schools that have challenges. >> every student qualifies for free lunch and would benefit for state money. >> i'm skeptical. i like what's being talked about. it would be exciting to see us really be able to compete. >> the rating standards here means not gaining ground on the peninsula. the district would face slashes to its budget with the proposal today. >> our district could lose about $4 million roughly. >> that's a lot of money the district can't make up. >> for now, california districts are in a holding patten waiting to see how money will be split up in the coming year. >>> restore, relive. >> in san francisco today, protest ors gathered on the -- protestors gathered today. these demonstrators say they want to disannualed budget cuts -- disabled for california's most vulnerable citizens. ktvu's has more. look for the bay area news tap -- tab on the homepage. >> according to new numbers from the labor department applications increased to just ov
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
for it? i didn't have a clue. the u.s. department of education has over $100 billion. and that's a lot of money. to help students pay for college. and the free application? you mean the fafsa. i did it online. it was easy. i'm never giving up on my goals. i will make a difference. i'm going to find out how to pay for college. i'm going to college.gov. every month the labor department comes out with its numbers, sort of a measure of the health of the u.s. economy in terms of jobs being created. and yes, they are still being created in this slow recovery. it's not all that spectacular though. market strategist from bmo global asset management brent schutte is here. you always have some good read on these numbers. give us a breakdown for the data that came out for december. > > sure. expectations had risen a little bit after last thursday's adp report, which showed 215,000 employees added. but all in all, 155,000 that were added last month on the non-farm payrolls report was about in line with the original consensus expectations. manufacturing was pretty strong, adding about 25,000 jobs.
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
in lyn don. authorities education courted one of the speed freak killers from death row to that area and he pointed out the well as a spot where more human remains could be found. the fbi says it is not looking for any one victim in particular. >> no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear, we only know that this may contain remains. >> the fbi -- fbi is taking over the search following criticism of the san joaquin county sheriff's office handling. the remains of two women were identified and no identity has been determined for a third set of remains. a bay area mother is waiting anxiously as that well is being excavated. wondering if her daughters' remains are at the bottom of that well. >> mckayla garrett's mother read me those words today her nine-year-old daughter wrote more than 24 years ago. early sharon found the paper in a book after a stranger kidnapped the little girl from a hayward store. >> there was just a sense of foreknowledge that something was going to happen. >> now, after almost a quarter of a century of searching of heartbreak, sharon still
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
, and commissioners are saying they're considering several different tracks, including outreach, education, more signs and maybe stiffer fines. >>> officials could begin limiting the number of visitors to yosemite park. it will cap the number of daily visitors at 19,900. that's roughly the number of visitors the park sees right now. the plan would also ban mule rentals and commercial rafting on the river and shut down the winter time curry village ice rink. america's cup officials have dropped plans for a warm up regadda on new york's hudson river this summer. the race would have been too close to the july 4 start of the luis vitton cup on san francisco bay. they will face orracle team usa in america's cup. oracle team usa received a crucial shipment today. the boat's old wing was damaged in october when it capsized during an america's cup training run. oracle says the repairs are expected to be complete early next month. >>> antioch police are searching for four men accused of robbing a gas station on lone tree way this morning. police say four men in their 20s stormed in and grabbed cases of beer. t
KICU
Jan 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
20 students and six educators were killed last month is still shut down. much of the campus was relocated to monroe. even the pet turtle made the move. >> there were counselors, therapy dogs, there was a little bit of anxiety but everybody was happy to get back in the swing of things. >> reporter: in the days after the shooting i took these photos in monroe. you could see police cars blocking ago -- access to the campus as they are this week. >> the efforts to know that they are not forgotten and everybody understands and empathizes with them i think there's some benefit to that. >> reporter: this is a good time for the students to get back to class but that many will feel the effect of the trauma for some time to come. >> kids not being able to sleep. having nightmares. acting out in one way or another. so i think people have to be really attentive to catch that in the early stages. >> reporter: abramson says it's important to resume a normal routine as soon as reasonably possible so that child's fears do not have too long to build up. i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news.
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
with their parents and teachers to the board of education. they're protesting the council's idea of moving a middle school to the same property. parents say the schoolyard is not large enough to be shared by two schools with a total of 600 students. >> it's just not a safe environment. you can see how tight it is already. we would be sharing a yard. it's far too small. >> reporter: this father says he's concerned about his daughter with more students around. >> i'm very concerned. with bullying and just make sure she's safe. >> reporter: tonight students tried to make their case to the school board. >> we have barely any room right now and our hall ways are very squished and it's not comfortable. >> reporter: there are already eight schools sharing sites says leigh. >> we would hope working together with the district's help we could make arrangements so they are compatible. >> reporter: one teacher says that she is experienced with the problems with two schools sharing one sight. >> i personally had to break lots and lots of fights. >> reporter: they will determine whether to offer the site to gate
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